Things Athletes and Recreational Sports Professionals
- Use electronic
media (such as scoreboards or marquees) to advertise prevention messages.
Place ads in athletic programs or in the newspaper.
- Make prevention
announcements at sporting events.
- Have athletes act
as prevention mentors at local high highs or middle schools.
- Place prevention
message on cups and/or napkins at athletic events.
- Have coaches and
athletes make a public service announcement for radio or TV.
- Sponsor a responsible
"tailgate" party in conjunction with an athletic contest.
- Hang safety and
prevention banners in the gymnasium and at the fields.
- Sponsor or co-sponsor
a fun, visible event in conjunction with NCAAW, such as a fun run or
walk or a tug-o-war.
- Open the fitness
center for longer hours.
- Offer free fitness
- Do blood pressure
or cholesterol screenings.
- Have a sporting
event marathon (softball, volleyball) to raise awareness and/or money.
- Offer free swing
dancing or ballroom dancing lessons.